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Chicken in Lime Butter

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

"A few ordinary, on-hand ingredients make this moist and tender chicken something really extraordinary! The flavor added by the rich, buttery sauce with a splash of lime juice is unmatched. It’s been a hands-down winner at our house for 20 some years," says Denise Segura of Draper, Utah.
Chicken in Lime Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced chives

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reaches 170°; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add butter and lime juice to the skillet; cook and stir until butter is melted. Stir in dill and chives. Drizzle over chicken.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 192 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 203mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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